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6th-Grade (Kitah Vav) Class Update

Updated: Feb 21, 2020

Kitah Vav (6th-grade) celebrate Tu B'Shvat

Shalom Kitah Vav (6th grade) Families,

Ivrit-Hebrew and Practice:

We have been chanting prayers and reading blessing for Torah Aliyot (Blessings before and after Torah readings). Please continue to practice Hebrew reading at least 20 minutes a week from a Tikkun, Siddur or other Hebrew sources.


We are continuing to study liturgy and choreography of the Torah service which is central to your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah. We spent time looking through the siddur and documented actions and responses for prayers that we will have for our lives.

Tu B'Shvat – Birthday of the Trees:

Both Vav classes joined together to celebrate and learn about Tu B'Shvat. We ate, T’marim (dates), strawberries, blueberries, clementines, cookies, crackers and more.  We read from a Tu B'Shvat Seder book and watched videos from Israel relating to Tu B'Shvat between our readings and songs. We wrapped up our time together with a Kahoot information-facts game.

Prayer as a Community:

Our Vav classes will begin to have our own Community Torah prayer service. Students will lead and practice davening (praying as a community).

Your Partners in Jewish Education,

Rabbi Daniel Ettedgui

Morah (Teacher) Schear

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